Online safety message at Grenville schools

In this May 27, 2016 photo from Paul Davis' Twitter account, Davis makes a presentation on online security at a policing conference in Orillia, Ont. Davis will be speaking to Leeds-Grenville students this week about online safety. (@pauldavisSNS via Newswatch Group)

KEMPTVILLE – An expert in social media safety will be speaking to students in Leeds-Grenville this week.

Paul Davis has been delivering his message to over a quarter million students and thousands of parents about social networking safety.

Grenville County O.P.P. say Davis will be speaking to grades 4-6 and grades 7-9 students in area schools today through Wednesday (June 8).

Students in grades 10-12 will be joined by parents for an evening presentation Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the North Grenville Municipal Center.

Topics covered will include Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, SnapChat, digital trails, smartphones, texting, sexting, cyber-bullying, image sharing and more.

There will also be a question-and-answer session.

This is a joint event, sponsored by local schools, in partnership with the North Grenville Police Services Board and the Merrickville-Wolford Police Services Board.